DVRP’s Developed Resources and Materials

Keeping Us Safe: Safety Planning Toolkit

*art by Avantika @artsbyavantika

Centering Autonomy and Care in Planning our Safety:

The “Keeping Us Safe” toolkit may be used by service providers, educators, survivors and community members for information on individual and collective healing. DVRP recognizes the multiple ways in which violence manifests itself; through intimate partner relationships, systemic violence including gendered racism and xenophobia. We also recognize that the violence we are responding to is as a result of White supremacy, patriarchy, colonials, settler colonialism, imperialism, Islamophobia, xenophobia, capitalism, homophobia, transphobia and the many intersecting systems of oppression that continue to exploit and harm our communities. This toolkit examines our responses to these multiple layers of violence that we experience and engage in and suggest community centered responses.

Language Matters: A Language Guide for Centering Survivors and Supporting Healing

This guide serves as an introduction to survivor-centered and trauma-informed language.

It is intended for service providers supporting survivors of violence to approach conversations and care modalities thoughtfully, by placing the survivor’s needs and realities at the center.

We would like to highlight that this guide is not an exhaustive set of ways in which you can approach survivor-centered and trauma-informed practice through language. We invite you to consider that language can be perceived differently by different people, so, we ask you to use this guide only as a starting point in understanding how language helps in forming a relationship and providing meaningful support to survivors.


Senior Cards: Disrupting Elder Abuse

Our senior cards explore different ways elder abuse can manifest: physically, sexually, mentally, emotionally, and financially. They also organize different resources and other organizations that work to support survivors of elder abuse.

These cards may be used by other service providers, educators, survivors, and community members who are interested in identifying and disrupting cycles of abuse that impact our elders. They are also available in Chinese, Japanese, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Senior Cards (Chinese)

Senior Cards (Japanese)

Senior Cards (Urdu)

Senior Cards (Vietnamese)

Healthy Relationship Sundae

Our healthy relationship sundae was originally created to support our work with high schoolers and college students in talking through healthy relationships, while specifically highlighting A/PI flavors and ingredients.

This sundae activity is intended to allow folks to trace whether their relationships (friendships, familial, co-workers, romantic partners, etc…) hold multiple healthy elements, the hope is that folks are left with a robust sundae at the end with many ingredients.

The back of the card explores when unhealthy dynamics may become abusive, and give folks space to also identify for themselves when harm and violence has occurred.

Our peer champion, Yoko, translated these cards into a Japanese version as well:

Japanese Healthy Relationship Sundae


DVRP Coloring Book

This coloring book, “Healthy Mind & Healthy Soul” was developed through a grant from A Beautiful Mind Foundation to provide support to the A/PI community during these challenging times. We hope the artwork provides you an outlet for mindfulness and healing.

Click below to download coloring book:

_DVRP’s Coloring Book(FinalDraft) compressed